What Is Wrong With You People? (No, not you. Them.)

As my wonderful regular readers know, my various activities include owning and running a Zero Waste services business for athletic events. And I do my best to follow the “Reduce-Reuse-Recycle” program, in that order. Less waste is always preferable, even with composting and recycling options. So when I got an e-check recently instead of a …

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Welcome Back, Slacker

Oh, the humanity. I officially ended my off-season and returned to training last weekend by running the half marathon at Trail Marathon Weekend in Pinckney. This is one of the few events that I do every year, if I can. Usually at TMW I run the half on Saturday or the marathon on Sunday. Sometimes …

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One Piece at a Time

Went out for a club run yesterday morning, and I had garbage on my mind. Come on, admit it. You went there. Perhaps I should say, “litter” instead because, after all, I’m the Zero Waste guy, who reduces, reuses, and recycles (and composts) as much as possible before anything goes into my landfill bin. And …

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Recovery, and Recovery from Recovery

It’s been eight weeks since I finished the Burning River 100, and overall, my recovery is mixed. The first four weeks went well – deceptively well, I told my coach. What do I mean by “deceptively,” I hear you ask? I mean that physically, my body was telling me I was ready to get back …

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